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Teaching artists at national EdTA events are recognized as experts and leaders in the field, and get to work with students and educators from across the country, and around the world. They play an integral role in fulfilling EdTA’s mission of supporting and training theatre students and educators.
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The International Thespian Festival, June 24-29, 2019, is a week-long immersion in theatre arts attended by more than 4,200 high-achieving middle and high school drama students and their teachers. Teaching opportunities encompass all theatrical disciplines including: acting and performing, lighting, sets, sound, makeup, costume design and construction, directing, stage management, dance, playwriting, puppetry, stage combat, commedia dell’arte, and more. Deadline to submit teaching proposals is January 15, 2019.
The EdTA National Conference, September 19-22, 2019. Stories to tell: Remembering the past, celebrating the present, imagining the future
In 2019 the International Thespian Society, is marking its 90th anniversary and as its parent organization, the Educational Theatre Association, we are having our party in the best theatre city in the world, New York. Join us and help celebrate the school theatre story, past, present, and future, as we reflect on our mission of honoring student achievement and commitment to educators like yourself. Deadline to submit teaching proposals for 90-minute workshops and labs is March 1, 2019. Deadline to submit 6-hour professional development intensive courses is December 1, 2018.